This article is about the fad. For the 1981 album by The Sinceros, see Pet Rock (
album). The Pet Rock "Pet Carrier", which doubled as its packaging. Pet Rocks
sitting on a couch. Pet Rock ...
May 23, 2016 ... Sarah H. asks: Why did people buy the pet rock when it was just a rock? ... In
1975, the biggest fad was to dish over a whopping $3.95 ($17.58 ...
Apr 4, 2015 ... They were all the rage for a brief, mid-'70s moment, and they turned their creator
into a millionaire. What was so special about rocks in a box?
Mar 31, 2015 ... A modern incarnation of “Stone Soup” as stirred by P. T. Barnum, Pet Rocks
made Mr. Dahl a millionaire practically overnight. Though the fad ...
Created by Gary Dahl (pictured), the rocks were seen as a perfect pet, needing
very little maintenance and always behaving, quietly and peacefully. For a six ...
The History of the Pet Rock. Fads come and go, but few were as popular as the
original pet rock of the 1970s. It seems an impossible concept that a rock would ...
Apr 2, 2015 ... From news services. Gary Dahl, the creator of the wildly popular 1970s fad the
Pet Rock, died March 23 in Jacksonville, Ore. He was 78.
Pet Rocks were a 1975 fad originated in California by salesman, Gary Dahl. They
spread like wildfire to the rest of the country. Here was a pet that took no care ...
Nov 11, 2016 ... Beanie Babies sold for thousands of dollars at one point but you can now pick
them up for pocket change. You only have to visit your local ...
Apr 1, 2015 ... Dahl's Pet Rock was a key innovation of the 1970s, tongue-in-cheek humor for a
post-Watergate world, a pop culture fad that made its creator ...